Brian Dozier, though not hitting like he did last season, would provide a significant immediate impact to his new club if moved at the trade deadline.
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AL All-Star voting coming down to the wire
With four days of balloting remaining, Royals 1B Eric Hosmer, Twins 3B Miguel Sano and Mariners DH Nelson Cruz find themselves in tight races at their respective positions. Each league's starters will be announced on the Esurance All-Star Selection Show on Sunday, July 2 at 7 p.m. ET on ESPN.
A pitchers' duel at Fenway?
Monday night's Red Sox-Twins matchup appears like it could be a pitchers' duel at first glance, but Chris Sale's 4.37 career ERA vs. Minnesota is his worst against any AL team he's faced more than once, according to ESPN Stats & Info.
Los Angeles' slugging phenom powered the streaking Dodgers with his feats of strength, while Minnesota made a strong statement of its own.
Ervin Santana struck out seven in six innings, Jason Castro drove in three runs and the Minnesota Twins swept the Cleveland Indians with a 4-0 victory on Sunday.
Even if the Twins fade down the stretch this year, the combination of Miguel Sano, Byron Buxton, Max Kepler and Jose Berrios -- all age 24 and under -- offers great hope for the future
Brian Dozier hit a leadoff homer off closer Cody Allen to break an eighth-inning tie and the Minnesota Twins defeated the Cleveland Indians for the second straight day, 4-2 on Saturday.
The Twins are a testament to the importance of outfield defense in today's game, highlighted by Byron Buxton's defensive breakout in center field.
Twins scratch Kepler, Rosario
The Minnesota Twins have had to post three different starting lineups Saturday, as Max Kepler (foot) and Eddie Rosario (illness) were both scratched roughly a half hour apart. Byron Buxton will now play center, with backup catcher Chris Gimenez playing left field for the first time since 2012.
Adalberto Mejia combined with three relievers on a four-hitter, leading the Minnesota Twins to a 5-0 victory over the Cleveland Indians in a matchup of the top two teams in the AL Central on Friday night.
The Minnesota Twins have added two reinforcements for their depleted pitching staff, right-handers Dillon Gee and Trevor Hildenberger.
Jose Abreu and Todd Frazier each hit two-run homers in the first inning, Jose Quintana cruised behind the extra support and the Chicago White Sox beat Minnesota 9-0 on Thursday after a rain-delayed start of 4 hours and 50 minutes.
The Twins-White Sox game Thursday was delayed 4 hours, 50 minutes because of rain, making it the longest delay in the Twins' 57-year history in Minnesota.
Jose Berrios won his fourth straight start for Minnesota and Miguel Sano homered for the second straight game as the Twins beat the Chicago White Sox 4-2 on Wednesday night behind two of their brightest young stars.
No. 1 overall pick Royce Lewis might not yet be the top prospect in the Twins' system.
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Enrique Hernández reacciona al hecho que se jugarán partidos de Grandes Ligas en Puerto Rico el próximo mes de abril de 2018. Los Indios de Cleveland y los Mellizos de Minnesota jugarán una serie de dos partidos en el Estadio Hiram Bithorn en San Juan, Puerto Rico el 17 y 18 de abril 2018.
The Indians and Twins will play MLB's first regular-season games in Puerto Rico since 2010 when they take part in a two-game series there in 2018.
Vargas hits 480-plus foot home run
Kennys Vargas' seventh home run of the season was not only Tuesday's longest, but it was also one of three that traveled more than 450 feet.
Miguel Sano and Kennys Vargas each hit a long home run to help the Minnesota Twins bounce back from a demoralizing sweep by beating the Chicago White Sox 9-7 on Tuesday night.
Hosmer takes the lead at first
The Royals' Eric Hosmer has leaped the Tigers' Miguel Cabrera and the A's Yonder Alonso for most 1B votes in the latest AL All-Star update. If the lead holds up, Hosmer would be the third Royal to earn consecutive fan elections, joining George Brett and Salvador Perez.
There have been 43 suspensions this year under the minor league drug program and two under the big league program: Pittsburgh All-Star outfielder Starling Marte and Philadelphia pitcher Elniery Garcia.
The Twins have dropped to second in the AL Central after being swept in four games by the Indians. Minnesota can bounce back in this weekend's series in Cleveland.